Overview

Hancock Prospecting Pty Limited is an Australian-owned, private company that generates its revenue from iron ore exploration and mining, and the marketing and sale of iron ore in Australia. The company employs approximately 1730 staff and is administered from its head office in West Perth, Western Australia..

Hancock Prospecting's general operations consist of iron ore exploration and mining, and the marketing and sale of iron ore in Australia  

Major projects undertaken by the company include:

  • Hope Downs JV - A joint venture with Rio Tinto located north-west of Newman, Western Australia.
  • Roy Hill - A large iron ore deposit located in the Pilbara region, Western Australia.
  • Sirius Minerals - Largest deposit of polyhalite located in North Yorkshire, United Kingdom.
  • Pilbara Iron Ore Exploration - Iron ore deposits located in large areas of highly prospective geological formations.
  • Four Eagles Gold - A joint venture with a subsidiary of Hancock Prospecting, Gold Exploration Victoria and Catalyst Metals.
  • Queensland Coal Investments - A wholly owned subsidiary of Hancock Prospecting. Its focus is on coal exploration in Queensland.
  • Minerals Australia - A wholly owned subsidiary of Hancock Prospecting. Its focus is on active exploration for copper and gold in NSW as well as oil and gas exploration in Beetaloo Basin, Northern Territory.
  • Sellheim Project - A joint venture with a subsidiary of Hancock and local explorers. This is an exploration project targeting gold and copper mineral targets located in North Queensland.

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